Two-term City Councilman Simcha Felder, who successfully pushed for setting a Read More
Councilman Simcha Felder is not getting into the city comptroller race, but he will run for the Brooklyn State Senate seat currently held by fellow Democrat Kevin Parker, according to a source.
The five-way comptroller’s race was always going to be a tough haul for Felder. (He never declared, but gave every Read More
Here are unofficial results from the city Board of Elections:
In the Staten Island District Attorney’s race , with 92 percent of the precincts reporting back, incumbent Republican Dan Donovan got 17,523 votes (67 percent). Democratic challenger Mike Ryan got 8,527 (32.7 percent).
In the City Council race in Brooklyn, with 100 percent of Read More
The New York City Bar Association has just come out with its rating of district attorney and judicial candidates in the upcoming general election, and it ruled that incumbent Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson is not qualified to hold office.
Johnson, according to the Bar Association’s press release, is “Not approved Read More
Noach Dear, a judicial candidate who was panned by judicial screening groups saying he was not fit to be a judge, spent $61,918.68 on literature saying otherwise, according to Dear's 10 Day post-primary financial report.
Dear spent $35,000 on literature from Bottom Line Marketing on September Read More
Before winning a Democratic primary for a judicial post last week, Noach Dear ran for state Senator in Brooklyn in 2002, 2004 and 2006. He lost each time to Kevin Parker, who had this to say about Read More
It was a split decision yesterday for Brooklyn Democratic County Leader Vito Lopez, who backed one winning judicial candidate (Noach Dear) and one losing judicial candidate (Shawndya Simpson) in yesterday’s primaries.
It was a mixed result in another way, too: Dear was panned by the New York City Bar Association and Read More
Buried deep inside Tom Robbins' article this week on the taxi strike was this interesting line about Noach Dear, a commissioner on the Taxi and Limousine Commission who is reluctant to discuss publicly his race for civil court judge:
“When the Voice recently tried to ask TLC chairman Matthew Daus what Read More
A reader in Brooklyn sent along this photo of campaign material for perennial candidate Noach Dear, now running for civil court judge. A local newspaper in Brooklyn, Courier Life, described the development this way:
He’s spent some time appearing before a judge. Now he wants Read More